Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War
Petraeus-Hertog Lecture on Leadership
Peter R. Mansoor, David H. Petraeus
Tue, May 20th, 2014 | 6:30 pm
(Members $20)

Note: This event is sold out



In 2007, President George W. Bush sent more than 20,000 additional troops to fight in Iraq, a strategy referred to as “the surge.” Using newly declassified documents, unpublished manuscripts, interviews, and more, retired U.S. Army veterans Col. Peter Mansoor and Gen. David Petraeus share their unique insider’s view of the most decisive phase of the Iraq War.


Peter R. Mansoor, (Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired) is General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Chair of Military History at Ohio State University and the author of Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War. David H. Petraeus (General, U.S. Army, Retired) is the Chairman of the KKR Global Institute and a former Director of the CIA. 


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